“iOS 6 is the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, and with nearly 300 million iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices on iOS 6 in just five months, it may be the most popular new version of an OS in history,” said Apple senior vice president of marketing Philip Schiller. iOS 6.1 brings LTE support to more markets around the world, so even more users can enjoy ultrafast Safari browsing, FaceTime video calls, iCloud services, and iTunes and App Store downloads.”
The statement noted that it will include maps “with Apple-designed cartography, turn-by-turn navigation and Flyover view.” Apple has also added a way to reset your Advertising Identifier, which monitors a user’s web activity and provides the information to advertisers.
The update contains the following new features and improvements:
- LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers atwww.apple.com/iphone/LTE)
- Purchase movie tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only)
- iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud
- New button to reset the Advertising Identifier